is an unfortunate disadvantage of being a witch that a man's
thing immediately shrinks when you set eyes on it
daughter rebels against my anti-fairy tale bias. I had refused to
introduce her to this brutal and primitive literature out of concern
for her delicate sensibilities. I did not wish to transmit to my innocent
child the violence and gender bias wrapped up in many of the traditional
tales. Despite my efforts, my daughter announces that she has written
one of her own.